From the cheese ball and crackers before to the pumpkin pie after, Thanksgiving meals can weigh in at more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat, according to the Caloric Control Council. That's more than twice the number of calories most of u... Read more
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! We are a society of ice cream lovers, with the average American licking her way through almost 5 gallons of the creamy confection each year, according to the Canadian Dairy Info Centre. (Only New Zea... Read more
Every new parent knows that one of the necessary steps in that first year is "baby proofing" your home to keep the child safe. But, as pet owners, have you ever stopped to consider whether your home is safe for your four-legged companions?... Read more
They stare at you after you turn out the lights, like hungry eyes ready to prey on your pocketbook.This one’s red, that one’s blue. The occasional green beacon lets you know the VCR or DVD players are ready to go… even at 3:30 a.m.... Read more
Have you thought about how great it would be to include your family in your pursuit to exercise more regularly? Family exercise will improve the health of your loved ones, make exercise more fun, and at the same time develop stronger connections betw... Read more
Yesterday, there was an ad on Spark about a miracle skin product that made you look younger.
The product offered free samples if you paid for shipping. You had to give credit card info to pay for the shipping. The add promised a product called Equ... Read more
Has anyone used an electric roaster for their turkey? I tried one this year instead of using the oven like I always have before and am wondering about the difference in cooking and time. I had a 12 pound and a 16 pound turkey and both were done in... Read more
I ate a half gallon of ice cream and minimally exercised last week and I gained 5 pounds! Omg! How a I ever going to be able to do this. I should be at 200 lbs per the weight scale thing on sparlpeople but I'm a busting 211!!! I feel good most of the... Read more
Just looked up the nutritional value for an Ice Cream Cone at McDonalds and realized that all the listings on Spark People were incorrect. The ice cream cone is 170 Calories, 4.5 grams of Fat, 27 Carbs, 70 mg of Sodium, and 5 mg of Protein. I start... Read more
What to do? I did have the sense to stop now...and logged all foods into tracker...and I have about 100 calories left to consume for the whole rest of the day.!! YUCK. I know that I will have extra little ones now through the weekend. I wonder if... Read more
The money I spent on Junk Food in one trip to the grocery store paid for a new Arm & Hammer battery powered toothbrush. Now, when I have a craving in the evening for that bowl of ice cream, I just go for the clean mouth massage instead.... Read more
To me, one of the most defining moments in an inspirational movie comes when the protagonist overcomes adversity and we all leave the theater with that 'ain't life good' feeling. Many of us are quite familiar with theme songs of movies such as Star W... Read more
Perhaps you’ve considered training for a 5K, but the idea of running or walking a traditional race just isn’t motivating enough to get you off the couch and out the door. These days, there are a wide variety of races to participate... Read more
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